A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
GUAAExecutive Director:Sam Sonnenstrahl, '79 & G-'84 Peikoff Alumni House (PAH)
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The GUAA Pauline "Polly" Peikoff "Service to Others" Award is presented to a hearing or deaf individual from within the deaf community who has contributed, beyond normal expectations, his or her time in service to others.
2020 Barbara Jean Cassin, '79 (CT)2019 Sharon Davinger Wilson, '76 (CA)2018 June Rothenberg McMahon, '74 (FL)2017 Celia May Laramie Baldwin, '70 (CA)2016 Juliette Jo Bienvenu, '75 (TX)2015 Tina Jo Breindel, '81 (CA)2014 Dorothy C. Brenner, '59 (MD) & Stephen A. Brenner (MD)2013 Elisabeth Ann Prinz (CA)2012 Susan (Virnig) Pedersen, '64 (CT)2011 Franna Lou (Corley) Camenisch, '70 (TX)2010 Melanie (Skripnek) Paul, '74 (VA) 2009 Ronald M. Hirano, AAS-'57 (CA)2008 Norman Finkelstein (FL)2007 Rev. Jay L. Croft (AL) & Dr. Alexander Fleischman, H-'96 (PA)2006 Audree Bennett Norton, '52 (CA) & Kenneth W. Norton, '50 (CA)2005 Timothy Owens, '79 (KY)2004 Frances Manzella Marzolf, '69 (VA) & Michael B. Marzolf, '69 (VA)2003 Agnes Dunn Sutcliffe, '59 (MD)2002 Rita Lloyd Slater, '52 (FL)2001 Julian Singleton, AAS-'58 (CA) 2000 Douglas D. Bahl, '74 (MN) 1999 Lillian Hahn Skinner, '39 (CA)1998 Helena P. Schmitt, '71 (MD)1997 Richard Huebner (OH)1996 Georgia Ward Morikawa, E-'52 (HI)1995 Ralph H. White, '46 (TX)1994 Royal S. Teets, '58 (OR)1993 Jerome Moers, '55 (CO) & Betty Rose Moers, '55 (CO) 1992 Sarah Stiffler Val, '67 (MD)
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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